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Anti-Malaria Drugs Have Shown Promise in Treating Cancer, and Now Researchers Know Why

Thursday, November 15, 2018 11:00 AM

Anti-malaria drugs known as chloroquines have been repurposed to treat cancer for decades, but until now no one knew exactly what the chloroquines were targeting when they attack a tumor. Now, researchers from the Abramson Cancer Center ...

Penn Medicine Study Reveals Regular Behavioral Counseling Sessions Lead to Clinically Significant Weight Loss

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 9:06 AM

Intensive behavioral therapy (IBT), which provides diet and physical activity counseling, is now proven to help adults with obesity achieve meaningful weight loss in six to 12 months.

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